bringing 2 U events & happenings in and around Ipoh … & beyond…

California Steakhouse and Steamboat

After having spent 22 long years in the kitchens of some of the top hotels and resorts around Malaysia, Chef Hj. Shuid bin Hj. Othman decided that it was time to be his own boss. Along with his wife, Nor Haslina, Chef Shuid opened his first Western restaurant in Tanjung Malim, Perak, despite being a ... continue reading »

Restoran Caterbest

Run by a husband and wife team of Wong Swee Kok and Mah Pow May, Restoran Caterbest has been in business in Bercham, Ipoh, for 21 years. Although I see it whenever I pass through the main road in Bercham, I just did have the reason to stop for a meal before. Well, now that Restoran ... continue reading »

Incitement Ipoh

Coming together to establish Incitement Ipoh are Ho Tsuey Xin and Mike Chu. With the objective to inspire and motivate (hence, incite) youths in Ipoh, after sitting on their second session, I believe that anyone from any age group could benefit. Knowledge is very empowering, according to Tsuey, but Incitement Ipoh's monthly get-togethers don't necessarily impart ... continue reading »

3rd IPOH International Waiters Race

May 25, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
3rd IPOH International Waiters Race

Three hundred participants took up the challenge to be the best waiter/waitress in the 3rd IPOH International Waiters Race hosted at the Lost World of Tambun, Ipoh. The race, organised by Malaysian Association of Hotels (Perak Chapter) was flagged off by guest-of-honour YB Dato’ Nolee Ashilin bt. Dato’ Mohammed Radzi, Perak State Executive Councillor & ... continue reading »

Pangkor ferry service

Compared to the "old" ferry service from Lumut Jetty to Pangkor Jetty which takes about 40 minutes one way, this ferry from Marina Island Jetty to Pangkor Jetty only requires ten minutes. During my recent vacation to Lumut/Pangkor where I put up at Marina Island Pangkor Resort & Hotel, it was only a five to ten-minute ... continue reading »

Pirate-Themed Beach Party

May 23, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
pirate themed party

Brandishing swords and pistols, guests dressed as menacing pirates attended the pirate-themed beach party hosted by Marina Island Pangkor Resort & Hotel for travel agents and friends from the media. The resort had organised a 2D/1N familiarisation trip for these guests who came from as far as Selangor, to unveil their new block of deluxe suites, ... continue reading »

Marina Island Pangkor Resort & Hotel

May 22, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Marina Island Pangkor Resort & Hotel

Three years after my vacation here, I am back in Marina Island Pangkor Resort & Hotel again for a short break. The resort now sports a new brand and a second block of deluxe suites, named D'Ocean. The first block of superior apartments where I previously put up at is called D'Sea. There will be a total ... continue reading »

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